The Cooperstown Farmers’ Market offers a second edition of the directory of local foods and local spirits. Otsego County, NY supports five markets and almost 100 market vendors are listed here. We hope you find it useful. The table of contains follows…
LOCAL Foods & LOCAL Spirits
Local is defined as within a 50-mile radius from Cooperstown, NY
A growing number of people are focused on supporting the local agricultural economy by using local products. This directory promotes connections between local products, local businesses, and local consumers. Now in its second edition this directory contains the following information.
I. A List of Farmers’ Markets operating in the 50-mile radius. There are 42 farmers’ markets listed here with contact information and hours of operation. If you are a market enthusiast – take a tour.
II. Fresh local agricultural products are listed by season & product type.
III. Otsego County’s five farmers’ markets are located in Cooperstown, Fly Creek, Morris, Oneonta, and Richfield Springs. The markets are listed along with all their vendors, by name with contact information and primary product line. There are almost 100 local businesses represented.
IV. Local agricultural producers in the wholesale, farm store, farm stand, or CSA businesses and are not listed with a Farmer’s Market are listed here.
V. Local spirits utilize local agricultural ingredients. These businesses are also listed with contact information and primary product line.
VI. Supporters of Local Agriculture come in many varieties as shown in this section. Grocers, B&Bs, Health Food Stores and Restaurants provide consumers daily access to local products. Food processors provide services to help farmers develop their products. Local associations, non-profits and seemingly unrelated businesses all have a hand in supporting farmers and markets. This list is far from complete but it is a start.